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What is the purpose of Scout's allusion to Dixie Howell?

 

nina b #341818
Oct 23, 2013 8:12 PM

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What is the purpose of Scout's allusion to Dixie Howell?
 

jill d #170087
Oct 23, 2013 8:23 PM

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Scout's allusion to Dixie Howell comforts her brother because as a football fan he relates to the subject matter. By telling Jem that Dixie Howell resembles him (not that he looks like Dixie Howell), she affirms that he comes first.

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davis c #342203
Oct 24, 2013 1:03 PM

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Scout's allusion to Dixie Howell comforts her brother because as a football fan he relates to the subject matter. By telling Jem that Dixie Howell resembles him (not that he looks like Dixie Howell), she affirms that he comes first.

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Duh, my brain

 

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